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Old 08-10-2009, 09:05 AM   #1
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Question time taken by memset


I am trying to perform a simple experiment. I want to find out how much the memset will take in different embedded os's.

First of I tried to memset a malloced buffer of 2MB in wince 6.0 and I was able to do it in 5ms.

If I try the same in linux the memset takes around 10ms!! Almost double.

Now, I was wondering if caching would cause such huge numbers in linux. In that case how do I enable caching for my malloc'ed buffer in linux?

Any ideas or thoughts apperciated.


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